Pollen Smugglers

30 April 2012 18 Comments Home » Insects etc.

Lured back to the hive after a heist gone bad,
a pair of pollen smugglers ignore
the bright chaos, their crimes darken the sky.

Honey bees lured back to the hive after a heist gone bad

Honey bee | Apis mellifera


  • Diane said:

    Bee bandits! Modern day Robin Hoods, stealing from the rich flower and giving back to the poor environment!
    Great shot! R.L.

  • Rick said:

    Thanks Diane. The flower wins too.

  • Jean-Marc on 500px said:

    Très belle composition

  • Mikhail on 500px said:

    This is pretty amazing!

  • Jeff on G+ said:

    Ha!… they definitely do look like little smugglers, here! Wonderful capture.

  • Kerry on G+ said:

    Hahah! This is so cool!

  • Dani on G+ said:

    Look at those sneaky faces, I knew they were up to no good… lol
    A little piece of a fairytale beautifully portrayed – Love it!

  • Julie on G+ said:

    I LOVE this shot!!! …I think as much as their name! :O) This is just perfect!! Great job!

  • Jennifer on G+ said:

    This is ROCKIN’!!!

  • Robin on G+ said:

    Made all the better by your wonderful smugglers tale, Rick! :o)

  • Antonio on 500px said:

    SUPE CAPTURA, fantastica toma

  • Tanjica on Flickr said:

    It is a miracle how they collaborate. Amazing insects and excellent capture.

  • Radiša on Flickr said:

    Clever title. Well captured!

  • Janice on G+ said:

    Absolutely perfect description, they look like they got more than they can carry. :)

  • Shawn on G+ said:

    LOL, this is awesome… Fantastic shot and imagination, Rick…

  • Hugh_Cassidy said:

    What a great photo !

  • Hugh_Cassidy said:

    What a great photo. Well done !

  • Kelli on G+ said:

    Ha ha ha! Your awesome words are so good with this KILLER shot!

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